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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Ritmos Latinos To Broadway!

Feb. 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Valentine’s Day is over– but not romance. This weekend a San Diego Ballet dance program explores the romance and artistry of Latin music, plus Broadway San Diego announced its new season.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Tap, Cellos And Dinosaurs

Feb. 8
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

You know it’s a good weekend when there’s tap dancing and dinosaurs involved.

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Not All The Drama Is On Stage In San Diego Opera's 'Rigoletto'

Feb. 1
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

San Diego Opera is staging a production of Verdi’s "Rigoletto." But while you might be familiar with the classic tale of love and revenge taking place on stage, you may not know what is going on in the orchestra pit below.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Dance To Cabaret

Feb. 1
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

If you’re a football fan, you already know what you’re doing this Super Bowl weekend. But also happening this weekend is a romantic cabaret, a dance showcase and the return of a popular indie band.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Elton, Isabella and 'Hamlet'

Jan. 25
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

There’s plenty going on in the arts this weekend, but some of the biggest events coming to San Diego are actually happening mid-week: Elton John’s farewell tour, Isabella Rossellini’s circus-themed show and a renowned dance troupe from China.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Iliza, 'Dolly' And Beethoven

Jan. 18
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a millennial comic, a meddling matchmaker and an ambitious chamber music group.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Punk To Payare

Jan. 11
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend is packed with diverse music events, from punk to classical, and even a capella.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: New Year's Weekend

Dec. 28, 2018
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

New Year’s Eve is almost here and that means San Diego will have its share of fancy dinners, harbor cruises and block parties. But if you’re looking for a weekend event that’s more arts-friendly, here are some options.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Billie, Bob and Mary

Dec. 14, 2018
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend, a longtime San Diego artist gets a museum retrospective, 91X presents its holiday concert and we look forward to the return of Mary Poppins!

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Fleetwood, Vile And Holiday Lights

Dec. 7, 2018
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend is full of classics, from a treasured Balboa Park event to a revered rock band. Plus an underground music star returns to San Diego.

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Podcast Episode 156: Revisiting 'Christmas Smackdown'

Dec. 7, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie is taking a holiday break and will be re-posting popular podcasts in the interim. This week I pull up an archive show appropriate for the Christmas season but with some perverse holiday cheer and that means revisiting "Christmas Smackdown" with Mark Nutter and Cynthia Carle. Proceed with caution.

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Your Guide To December Nights 2018

Dec. 6, 2018
By Nina Garin

You can say that in San Diego, the holidays don't officially begin until December Nights weekend.

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La Jolla Symphony To Perform 'Found' Concerto By African American Composer, Florence Price

Dec. 6, 2018
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Price is known as one of the first African-American composers to win national attention back in the 1930s but some of her most sophisticated works were never performed and almost lost.

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San Diego Opera's 'All Is Calm' Looks To Christmas Truce Of 1914

Dec. 6, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

In 1914, in the midst of a violent war, British, French and German soldiers engaged in an unofficial ceasefire to celebrate Christmas. San Diego Opera’s production of "All Is Calm" looks to the role song may have played in creating this moment of peace.

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Classical Pianist Jeeyoon Kim On The Inspiration Behind New Album 'Over. Above. Beyond.'

Dec. 5, 2018
By Marissa Cabrera

Kim will mark the release of her new album with a concert Dec. 9 at The Scripps Research Institute.

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